The vocation to mission is a call of service to God and the Church; it is an option of life. Un misionero es la persona que posee una motivación profunda y sincera para la misión.
There are three versions of Jesus’ last sermon or discourse — Mark, Matthew, and Luke. It is generally accepted that Mark’s version is the oldest of the three, and that Luke and Matthew used Mark’s version, changed it and expanded it for their own Gospels.
I waded into what can only be called a fight at a high school where I was teaching, looking for the one who really didn’t want to fight to walk that person away. I almost became a casualty myself …
Jesus and his disciples had walked the main road from Jericho up to Jerusalem accompanied by crowds of pilgrims from Galilee. The grand entry into Jerusalem had taken place.
The Diocese of Belleville was privileged to have the relic of the heroic St. Maria Goretti in our Cathedral of St. Peter all day on October 19. This was a time of grace for all of us.